Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 5

41Karnataka-s Tourism and the National Academy of Sciences of India (NASI) have signed a MoU in Jan 2016 to set up a Cauvery river gallery in _______. The gallery, to be built at a cost of Rs. 3.5 crore and is expected to showcase the life, culture and biodiversity along the river from its birth till sea.
 A) Mangalore
 B) Bangalore
 C) Mysore
 D) Coorg
42India-s Internet Industry body -Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)-, which includes leading tech companies has named ________  as its new chairman in Jan 2016.
 A) Vishwas Patel
 B) Nishant Rao
 C) Prakash Kumar Singh
 D) Kunal Shah

43India's Martyrs' Day is observed on?
 A) 10th Jan
 B) 15th Jan
 C) 25th Jan
 D) 30th Jan
44Who won the 'Best Actress in a Supporting Role' award at the 61st Filmfare Awards held in Jan 2016?
 A) Tabu
 B) Anushka Sharma
 C) Huma Qureshi
 D) Priyanka Chopra
45Who has been elected as the General President of the 105th Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), scheduled for 2017-18. He is also currently serving as member of Executive Council of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).
 A) R K Shevgaonkar
 B) Achyuta Samanta
 C) Anurag Kumar
 D) None of These
46Senior diplomat __________ has been appointed India's ambassador to Israel in Jan 2016.
 A) Pavan Kapoor
 B) Jaideep Sarkar.
 C) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
 D) N Venugopala Rao
47The World Bank has projected Indian-s economic growth at ____________ for the current year, as per its Global Economic Prospect report released in Jan 2016.
 A) 7.2%
 B) 7.4%
 C) 7.8%
 D) 8.1%
48Who won the 'Best Lyricist' award at the 61st Filmfare Awards held in Jan 2016?
 A) Amitabh Bhattacharya
 B) Gulzar
 C) Varun Grover
 D) Irshad Kamil
49Famous __________ writer and poet Labhshankar Thakar passed away in Jan 2016 after a prolonged illness.
 A) Hindi
 B) Marathi
 C) Gujarati
 D) Punjabi
50Who was named The Banker magazine's Global and Asia-Pacific Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015, for his contribution to stabilize the Indian rupee and initiate key reforms to attract more foreign capital in the country?
 A) Arvind Subramanian
 B) Duvvuri Subbarao
 C) Raghuram Rajan
 D) Arundhati Bhattacharya

41Ans) Mysore
42Ans) Kunal Shah
43Ans) 30th Jan
44Ans) Priyanka Chopra
45Ans) Achyuta Samanta
46Ans) Pavan Kapoor
47Ans) 7.8%
48Ans) Irshad Kamil
49Ans) Gujarati
50Ans) Raghuram Rajan

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